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FOX
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
people were injured when a big rig collided with a amtrak train along the amtrak line. the big rig struck the train where the tracks cross kansas avenue. ktvu's kara cara liu has more -- cara liu has more. >> reporter: one of the victims heard screams and crying before the accident. a big rig slams into the train about 12:30 p.m. this afternoon. you could see the derailed training leaning. she was in a second car, she says she was returning home after visiting hayward. she says she wasn't seriously hurt but it was scary when the train started tipping. >> you couldn't see anything. it was just all dusty and, you know, you are breathing in the dirt. people start coughing, screaming, crying. it was horrible. >> reporter: that train left oakland about 7:30 a.m. this morning. folks on other trains this afternoon say they got a call from amtrak telling them about the derailment and saying they would have to be bussed. >> i take amtrak all the time, this is the first time anything like this happened. it is unnerving. >> reporter: 40 people have been taken to the hospital. amtrak saying no
FOX Business
Oct 4, 2012 12:00am EDT
freight and the prices did go down. amtrak prices went up and freight went down. >> and they stayed the same through 1980 when we do regulated the freight line. but on amtrak congress imposed how they have to manage their labor and run the trade, the cost went up. john: day run from new orleans to los angeles. >> average in this train. it is a desolate landscape and has the lowest writer ship with the highest cost. john: and get rid of it. >> politicians whose district it passes through. john: so $452. you could fly there cheaply plus the taxpayer pays the subsidy $400 per ticket. quote government lovers say so do private taxpayers with plying. >> average about 1 penny per passenger mile or 27 compared to amtrak. >> why don't they privatize amtrak? >> japan did now they may make a profit, britain and privatized, for the most part they are innovative and attract came passengers faster than european although there is a small subsidy. i think we would get some passenger trains that are better than amtrak but and the father of amtrak who originally proposed it now believes it is a mista
CW
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
afternoon near the town of hanford. nick james on how passengers describe the impact. >> reporter: amtrak panic as families initially feared the worst. the chp says this big rig carrying cotton trash drove right through the crossing arms, despite the bells and warning lights, broadsiding the train. half a mile after impact, the amtrak came screeching off the tracks. they worried that the train caught fire in the first few terrifying moments. firefighters rushed to the scene south of fresno. some were treated here, but many were rushed to the hospital with injuries, described as bumps, bruises, breaks. nothing life threatening. >> people were jumping out of the train as fast as they could. other people were helping them get out of the train. they assisted people getting out of the train as well. >> reporter: the amtrak carrying 169 passengers were bound for bakersfield from oakland with a stop in sacramento. those who weren't hurt were taken by bus loads to a nearby train station and sent on their way. meanwhile the big rig driver suffered moderate to major injuries. they still don't know
KOFY
Oct 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
. coincidentally, 17 miles from the amtrak crash, another truck slammed into a freight train. this happened on a different set of tcks. the truck driver was t only one injured. >> carolyn: next the scare in the air, bizarre series on board american airline planes as th deal with a labor dispute. >> now you see it. now you don't. why ikea decided to reerase women out of one catalog. >>and new compint abou ipne. >> coming up nextn "nitline" the view from inside a crash landing. why one amazing jet crashing experiment could help you survive the unthinkable. plus i go behind [ female announcer ] introducing yoplait greek 100. 100% new. ♪ 100% greek. 100% mmm... ♪ oh wow, that is mmm... ♪ in fact it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. well ok then, new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. ♪ >> carolyn: for the second time in three days, seats pulled loose on an airlines jet. they had to turn back after a row of seats came loose. same thing happened on saturday. passengers describe what happened. >> the seats flipped backwards, so people were essentially on the l
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
: the report from the scene is 20 people were injured. according to amtrak none of the injuries were life threatening but they are not sure how serious the injuries were and they don't know what time the tracks will reopen but they plan to bus people till the tracks are cleared. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >> if you are looking for information on passengers, go to www.ktvu.com, then click on the tab. >>> this afternoon the albany unified school district confirmed a teacher who was arrested for lewd contact has died and it appears it was a suicide. the district says it received word of james izumizaki's death this morning from the sherriff's department. the teacher was accused of having a relationship with a former student who was under 14 at the time. they say counselors rill be able -- will be available for students tomorrow. >>> the search continues for two fisherman missing off the san mateo county. they fell into the water yesterday morning when their boat over turned near pigeon point south of half moon bay. they were four on board the boat. the other two men were wearing lif
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
susquehanna. amtrak reopen the tracks. jeff? >> reporter: the outage began soon after the orioles won game two, leaving many of the bronx bombers on hold in their return home. if you blinked, you might have missed one of the trains headed toward baltimore. >> are you guys going to new york? >> yes. you're not taking the train. >> reporter: as it shifts back to new york, many yankees fans had to shift as well with long lines, delays and cancellations. >> just coming here to find out. i was here for the two games. i'm looking at the board and see trains are canceled. >> reporter: marcia boarded at 8:45 in the evening and then forwarded in the morning. >> they told us the electrical is -- all trains are delayed between here and new york because aberdeen maryland, between aberdeen and delaware, power outage, so if you notice, everything in there is delayed. >> reporter: marc tranes continued running. they began running a limited service, in the soon enough for a yankees fan coming off of a loss. >> coming here it's usually yankees fans taking over the ballpark. now it's in the like th
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 1:05am PDT
. >> the truck driver ended up in the hospital with a head injury. amtrak charted buses to carry passengers to wish to continue their journey. coincidentally, 17 miles from the amtrak crash, another truck slammed into a freight train. this happened on a different set of tracks. the truck driver was the only one injured. >> carolyn: up next the scare in the air, bizarre series on board american airline planes as they deal with a labor dispute. >> now you see it. now you don't. why ikea decided to reerase women out of one catalog. >> and new complaint about iphone 5. >> coming up next in "nightline" the view from inside a crash landing. why one amazing jet crashing experiment could help you survive the unthinkable. plus i go behind the ♪ ♪ [ man ] excuse me miss. [ gasps ] this fiber one 90 calorie brownie has all the moist, chewy, deliciousness you desire. mmmm. thanks. [ man ] at 90 calories, the brownie of your dreams is now deliciously real. [ female announcer ] and now, try our new chocolate chip cookie 90 calorie brownie. &Ññ!ñx1q1q yeah... think they made a mistake?s.
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. coincidentally, 17 miles from the amtrak crash, another truck slammed into a freight train. this happened on a different set of tracks. the truck driver was the only one injured. >> carolyn: up next the scare in the air, bizarre series on board american airline planes as they deal with a labor dispute. >> now you see it. now you don't. why ikea decided to reerase women out of one catalog. >> and new complaint about iphone 5. >> coming up next in "nightline" the view from inside a crash landing. why one amazing jet crashing experiment could help you survive the unthinkable. plus i go behind the >> carolyn: for the second time in three days, seats pulled loose on an airlines jet. they had to turn back after a row of seats came loose. same thing happened on saturday. passengers describe what happened. >> the seats flipped backwards, so people were essentially on the laps of the passengers behind them with their legs up in the air. >> no one was injured but federal aviation is investigating. it comes as pilots are in the midst of tense contracts with american. >> search continues ton
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
. the first tweet sent out by amtrak was at 4:30 this morning. we're trying to find out when the power lines came down that's essentially shut down service between washington and wilmington. here's what's happened now, any southbound trains on the northeast regional or the acela heading south from boston and other points north, the northeast regional is going to philadelphia, it will either let off passengers or turn around and go back. acela is going to wilmington and passengers will have to get off there and turn around. the passengers that were supposed to come to washington basically are having to figure out whether they're going to get to washington today. amtrak not providing alternate transportation. northbound trains be anybody leaving this area trying to head north, no amtrak trains at this point. northeast regional or acela, traveling north of washington now. we know crews are working on trying to get the wires repaired. amtrak says because it is a busy morning, busy rush hour, that hundreds and hundreds of passengers are being impacted by the cancellations and delays.
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm PDT
national endowment of humanities and the amtrak subsidy. you add that all up, those are the only specifics we've gotten out of him during this campaign about budget cuts, and you get $2 million mainly because the amtrak subsidy 1.4. so that's what you get, $2 billion when he's talking about a $5 trillion tax break for the wealthy. so we're about 1/10 of 1% of what he wants tos to do here. and the president i think missed his opportunity last night to try to pin him down on this as well as the tax deductions and we talked about that earlier with robert slum. but people have to look at the math. >> the president came back today because this is really about fairness and priorities. >> country doesn't succeed when we only see the rich getting richer, with you succeed when the middle class gets bigger. we grow our economy not from the top down, but from the middle out. we don't believe that anybody's entitled to success in this country but we do believe in something called opportunity. we believe in a country where hard work pays off and where responsibility is rewarded and everybody
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
that yet, primarily due to the amtrak. we will be assessing light rail throughout the day. >> what is the status of bridges? >> all are open. we do have warnings on restrictions. >> how about bwi? >> we do anticipate the flights will resume tomorrow. you are encouraged to check your airline provider to see if your flights will be heading out tomorrow. >> your last thing, the speed limit, what is the situation with that. >> as conditions improve, we will be lifting the speed limit restrictions, but i do caution drivers to be careful. we still have high water and potential down wires and trees. continue to exercise caution. >> not only that, the roads are covered with leaves. >> exactly. conditions are slippery. >> there you have it. you talked to me about early voting. yes, it will resume tomorrow to make up for the loss day yesterday and today. they will have it start earlier and extend the hours until 9:00. there will also be early voting on friday. >> thank you, lisa. coming aup, we continue our coverage of the aftermath of hurricane sandy. >> we will hear from the annapolis mayo
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 1:35am PDT
seriously. the amtrak train was headed from oakland to bakersfield. police say that the driver did not yield at the crossing gate and slammed right into the train, pushing at least one of the cars off the tracks. >> how did you not see that the train was crossing? >> i don't know if there was any indications of any use of alcohol or drugs. >> the big rig driver suffered moderate to major injuries. investigators say it is still unclear why he failed to stop. >>> well, it's crunch time for the presidential candidates. they are busy prepping for their first debate. a new washington post poll finds president obama has a two- point nationwide lead over romney. but in two of the swing states, his lead is much wider. nine points in florida and ten points in ohio. with less than 48 hours until the debate, grace lee explains how both sides are racing to lower the expectations. >> reporter: both the obama and romney campaigns are doing their best to lower expectations ahead of wednesday's debate. >> we expected all along that governor romney will have a good night. he's prepared more than any ca
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:00am EDT
closed to the day. again, they made that decision. flights at the airport the amtrak northwest corridor trains, they're also monitoring that very closely as we are as well. taking a look at some of our cameras, we have some of that heavy rain still coming down. maryland, 29. colesville road still remains shut down at lockaway drive. this is near the reservoir here. they closed that in each direction with the high-standing water. just spoke to u.s. park police, it remains closed between east-west highway and down toward the d.c. line. again, because of flooding, we have that all over the area. so if you know those areas that are prone to high-standing water, the flooding, try to steer clear, back to you. >> 4:15, the temperature is a little bit chillier than it was this time yesterday with the cold front coming through. we're looking at 41 degrees right now. >> much more to come here on "good morning washington." several local homeowners will be spending the week making repairs because of this, down trees throughout the area. we're going to >> welcome back to washington. it's 4:
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of the second crash that happened 17 miles northeast of the afternoon crash, the amtrak train crash. that train left this oakland amtrak station at 7:30 this morning. now it was just about an hour away from its bakersfield destination when that crash happened. a semi tractor-trailer rig plowing into the side of the tra train leaving that train in a piece of metal. it is equipped with warning lines and gates and the mechanical arms at that crossing were down and in good working order at the time of the crash. dozens of people were hurt but no serious injuries among the 169 passengers and four crew members on board. we spoke with a man who said he almost took that train and we talked with passengers who were on board describing it as quite the squacare. >> i thought a bomb went off. today's day in age, you just wonder. i got this force on the side of my head and my arm. and it knocked me sideways to my left and covered in dirt and insulation and you couldn't see anything. >> i feel blessed. i feel like god had a hand in it absolutely. it wouldn't do me good to be stranded any way. thi
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
strong. you want to know my workout. >> when the amtrak breaks down at my morning commute, strip down to my tighty whiteys and i push that [ bleep ] all the way to washington. >>> during thursday's debate vice president biden repeatedly cut down ryaryan's stuff. >> the ryan team has been accused of not giving specifics. >> our economic plan is simple. we're going to close loopholes, bring down tax rates the and bring down the deficit. >> can you please be more explicit? >> no. >> he said answer this question and answered it this way. women have to do that. you don't say to your husband, maybe we should go out new england weekend. no, you say, hey, we're going to dinner friday night with my sister and her husband, be ready by 7:00 and shave the back
MSNBC
Oct 15, 2012 5:30am EDT
? when the amtrak breaks down on my morning commute, i strip down to my tightie-whities, i push it all the way to washington. >> oh, my gosh. steven colbert yesterday on "meet the press" briefly stepping out of character with david gregory. >> does the outcome of this presidential election change anything significantly? >> sure. sure. i'm not ralph nader. you know what i mean? i don't think there's no difference. there is a difference. i don't know what the difference is, though. because i think -- i think there is a possibility that obama would be, say, more aggressive -- a more aggressive or reformer in the second act of his presidency. and i don't really know how -- i also don't know how mitt romney would govern. he might govern as a technocrat. like the guy from pepsi who comes in to run gm. he can't tell us what he'll do because he hasn't seen the books yet. we don't know, because he seems absolutely sincere as a moderate and pretty sincere as a severe conservative. so that's not a dig. it's honest confusion. he's got a good shot of winning. if he does, i hope he's a good presiden
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
amtrak train. >>> about 40 passengers on that train were injured. none seriously, though. the amtrak train headed from oakland down to bakersfield. police say the driver didn't yield at the crossing gate, slammed right into the train pushing at least one car off the tracks. >> reporter: how did you not see the train was crossing, the arms were down? >> i don't know if there was any indication of use of alcohol or drugs. >> the tracks could be cleared about 7 a.m. until then a bus bridge is taking passengers around that accident area. >>> a local city leader says won't be intimidated. vallejo mayor osby davis' private law firm was purposesly torched over the weekend, gutting the building. this isn't the first time he has been targeted. davis has had numerous windows broken out by rocks and while he believes someone is trying to intimidate him, he says it's not working. >> i believe that the last criminal act is part of an escalating entertainment to intimidate me. it has failed. >> the mayor and his family are not getting extra police protection despite the attacks. >>> in other headlines,
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
will try to score points at the big debate tomorrow night. >>> also this half hour, an amtrak train with 169 passengers collides with a big rig and then derails and passengers and eyewitnesses are describing the chaos that followed. >>> and then a peanut butter recall spreads, even more so. more than a hundred items, some that might be in your home right now are being linked to a salmonella outbreak. >> products that use the peanut butter. bigger than you think. stay tuned for that. >>> and later in the half hour, are scientologists bending the rules for tom cruise? the insider who says cruise is getting special treatment when it comes to seeing suri. that's coming up in "the skinny." the drama continues for tom. >>> but first, five weeks until the election and one day before the crucial presidential debate. >> both candidates are working on their last-minute preparations for their first face-off tomorrow night. abc's karen travers is joining us this morning with a preview of the debate. good morning, karen. >> good morning, rob. good morning, paula. it's been very quiet on the camp
KRON
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
commitment to excellence. we stand for that. >> we have new details on the amtrak train that derailed. the trucker is stating that he cannot explain how he struck the train. 32 year-old man was driving and he ran into the train. medina's truck hit the train and engine at about 80 mi. per hour. >> and in national news we are hearing more about the national patrol authority. nicholas i v was responding to a sensor that was going off and the fbi is now working with law enforcement to investigate this incident. he joined the work force in 2000 a and here's the third agent to died this year. >> i the accused this man claims that he wears his beard for religious reasons but they are expecting him to shave his beard he is accused of opeopening fire that killed people. >> american airlines and its pilots union has delayed about the strike. it has 7000 pilots and of american parent company that filed for bankruptc gave american airline the right to throw out. >> if you were before last nigh today could be the day that a's are able to wrap up the division champion ship. we are taking live look at wa
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am PDT
ridership for amtrak. rail line carried more than 31 million in the fiscal year that just ended the most in amtrak's 41 year history and 50% increase over the year 2000. ticket revenue jumped to two billion dollars, 7% increase. republicans in congress trying hard to end federal subsidies to amtrak calling the service slow and inefficient. they say private industry could do better. >>> experimental drug paid by eli lilly is showing hope for people with early stage alzheimer's. there is concern about the long term benefit of the drug. researchers say it may not be enough to win approval from the fda. they say it shows they are on the right track. >>> the overall u.s. economy may be weak but where the beer index is concerned, we are the super power to beat. the beer index is the amount of time you have to spend on-the-job to afford to buy a beer. swiss bank surveyed hourly wages and average prices at liquor stores in 150 countries and found u.s. workers only need five minutes earnings to buy a beer. that equals 96 beers per eight hour workday or 480 beers on an average workweek. it ta
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
government is also closed. >> remind yourself that transportation will be shut down including amtrak in the northeast corridor. >> i have not heard about intra-. >> -- i had not heard about amtrak. >> thousands are already in the dark. many more could lose power tonight. >> bge is reporting more than 60,000 customers are without power. the number of bge customers without power is above 6700. they have restored service to close to 30,000 customers already. that is great news. bucket trucks cannot work in wind more than 25 miles an hour. >> you should report any power outage. you can call them of this number. do not assume your neighbors have reported outages. they were saying they are being careful with their crews. they cannot use those trucks in win over 25 miles an hour. they also have to have food and rest to work safely. it is very dangerous to work in the dark. >> to find out about conditions in baltimore city, and we will check in with kai. >> i have been trying to come up with the word to describe how bad the wind is. it has picked up in the last five or 10 minutes. i came up with wi
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
the amtrak situation. >> some can't take the train to go north. if you are i-95 northbound in maryland, you are stopped at exit 89. it's been going on for some time. if you are northbound, you are going to be forced off, a lot of travelers jump on route 40 instead. expect delays there. here is a live look. the northbound lanes are blocked between 89 and all the way up to 93. slow commute in that area. barbara and keith, back to you. >> okay. thanks. taking a look outside right now, we have a wet, cold morning out there. >> storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson in for tom kierein. make us feel a little bit better than you did yesterday, please. >> okay. the wet weather, the showers are moving out. we are going to be a little bit warmer today. how about that, keith? >> i'll take it. >> he'll take it. good. and maybe you will, too. look at this satellite radar. i wanted to take you back to 5:00 this morning. a lot of folks traveling early had the wet weather. by the time we got to 7:00, 8:00, it moved out. if you look really hard, down around stafford, spots vain ya county,
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
back in place. so as always, check in before you go to the airport. amtrak by the way has yet to decide if they will resume service or not tomorrow. >>> all right, let's get right to topper for the latest on what the storm has left. top? >> she still left shop showers and some pretty cold air in her wake and the circulation is still pretty large: let's start with the radar and show you showers around the immediate metro area. some more snow in west virginia down to snow shoe into garrett county in western maryland. showers all the way out to chicago with this thing. this has just been a monster of a storm. the good news is there's nothing heavy going on with this precipitation. we'll superif a little bit and just some light activity. either side -- actually up and down 935 and also up to -- 95 also up 270. some flakes snow will show up just on the west side of i-81. in the next few hours but the accumlating snow will be west of the divide into preston and garrett county and that area. river flooding well, monocacy is going to c tonight at about -- crest tonight at about 8:00 prob
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
this just in from amtrak crews hoped to have the tracks open now following that crash and derailment in the central valley. kira klapper is in oakland. are they going to meet that reopening timeline? >> reporter: they sure are. now amtrak's spokes people are saying the opening will be later this morning. very vague from that 5 a.m. deadline they had originally hoped for. we have video from yesterday's crash when a big rig driver failed to yield and hit an amtrak train traveling south of fresno. the impact pushed two passenger cars and locomotive off the tracks, 20 of the 170 passengers suffered minor to moderate injuries. the driver of the big rig was pinned inside the car, removed and somehow wasn't seriously injured. investigators say the crash happened at a crossing equipped with gates to stop traffic. >> initial reports to us from witnesses state the -- [ inaudible ] we will do an extensive investigation and determine that one way or the other. >> reporter: while the investigation continues so do final repairs this morning. spokesperson says there are no delays but passengers tra
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
is what we know right now. amtrak, the main piece of information tonight, amtrak canceling all northeast corridor services tomorrow. in fact, amtrak says most service along the eastern seaboard will be shut down tomorrow. staying on the rails, marc service canceled tomorrow, vre service canceled tomorrow. as for metro, this just in, the transit agency says it will be making changes to service tomorrow. we don't know the exact changes, but it could mean something like a weekend schedule goes into effect tomorrow. on the roads at the bay bridge, a lot of people already trying to get off the eastern shore. that means backups approaching the bay bridge and, remember, when wind gusts are sustained around 55 miles an hour, the maryland transportation authority will typically shut down all lanes on the bay bridge. a lot of inner city bus companies shutting down service tomorrow. at the airports, here is a live look at reagan national. as you can imagine, a number of flight cancellations already in place, not just at reagan but also at dulles and dwi marshall. check ahead before headin
KRON
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
is guilty of overlooking drug and out of use by its employees. the report says amtrak employees failed the test had a 51% higher rate than average. drug and alcohol use by amtrak employees--the majority of employes fell that tests were tested positive for marijuana and cocaine use. a new campaign for the fda decision could be getting fake or even expired medicine if you are buying it all on-line. the agency says it is pretty risky less than 3 percent of online pharmacies meet state and federal laws and mourning in case you decide to buy your medication on line. if the price is too good to be true if probably is. we will take a break is 4: 20 we have--in this light heading to san francisco this early hour to be right back. sh- a " sense today is going to be the hottest day of the week it got yesterday was i will add a couple of degrees extra. as we head into tomorrow we will experience more of the sea breeze with that we will shave off a couple of degrees and in looking ahead we will continue with a cool down. we will be introduced that fall into the forecast i see sunshine into
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
and buses are shut down for the first time since 2003. marc, vre, also all closed today. and amtrak service in the northeast corridor shut down today as well. >> most of the students in our area are also getting the day off today. all major public school systems in d.c., maryland, and virginia are closed this morning as well as all private schools in the area. you can find a complete list of school and business closings running at the bottom of your screen as well as online at nbcwashington.com. >> let's get to storm team meteorologist tom kierein here. what's the latest? >>> we've got moderate to heavy rain about to move into the metro area. be prepared for that. stay inside. stay with us at nbc 4. we'll keep you fully informed. it is still a huge hurricane. taking a turn to the north. all day yesterday it was moving northeast. now taking a turn to the north. it is swinging in heavy rains into the eastern shore, southeastern virginia, eastern north carolina. this has been going on the last couple of hours. we've seen the rain really picking up in intensity. here's the latest track.
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
been canceled by amtrak in the northeast corridor today. officials will make a decision about wednesday's service later this afternoon. also, flights to and from our major airports are cancelled today. trying to get to 495 this morning, several passageways d due to the effects of hurricane family. have a constantly updated list wjla.com. , this is just one -- a list wjla.com -- a list at wjla.com. unprecedented, there are no campaign events planned. the president has canceled an event for tomorrow. this event is just getting under ohio. more activities throughout the romney and paul ryan. storm watch coverage continues and we have an important you for the risks with using generators after a storm. a live look outside right now, there is a, after the storm. the storm.er storm. t[ mitt romney ] there are two very different paths the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion in debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make s sure that wget people off of food stamps
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
trying to return home on amtrak had to endure more suffering as the power outage shut down northbound rail service. long lines, delays and cancellations lay waited them at baltimore -- awaited them at baltimore's penn station. after about six hours amtrak dusted off some diesel powered trains to restore partial service. >> we can't get home using amtrak, can't get home using the transportation that i've already paid for. >> by early afternoon amtrak had restored service to two of the three northbound lains. work continued above the third. >>> hang matters worse for commuters, 95 near tidings bridge was shut down for most of the day. it happened southbound. the lanes are back open. two of the three lanes are back up and running as well. >> feel bad for those yankees fans. >>> those amtrak delays may have kept them from getting pack to new york but it did not stop jamie costello and christian schaffer. jamie and christian are in new york following the o's as they get ready for game three. >> right now it's 55 degrees and evercast. tomorrow 66 degrees but we'll get the game. if you're dr
NBC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
rebook, you should not have to pay a penalty. amtrak also canceling service up and down the east coast. we're talking about every major airport on the east coast, washington dulles, washington reagan, baltimore, philadelphia, new york city laguardia, newark as well as hartford. that's just the immediate area of the impact zone as this storm moves further inland, likely to see some of those airports shutting down operations as well or the airlines cutting back their flights. veronica, back to you. >> nbc's tom costello, thank you. >>> sandy is big enough storm to make even wall street shutter. both the new york stock exchange and nas das dak have suspended all trading today, the first time all trading has stopped since the days following the september 11th attacks. depending on how much damage sandy inflicts, markets could be closed again tomorrow. late last night exchange operators made the call to suspect all u.s. stock trading after complaints were reportedly made to the securities and exchange commission about keeping markets open, even for electronic trading. banks and evacuation z
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
joining us from amtrak early this morning. >> good morning. >> i understand that the northeast corridor service is completely cancelled? >> that is correct. for all trains in the northeast corridor are cancelled. >> what is the prediction as we move forward? looking ahead, doesn't look like there is any likelihood of service be restored for tomorrow or wednesday? >> we do not have an estimate for service restoration. we do have numerous people at amtrak closely monitoring the situation. as soon as we can, we will restore that service. >> how long does it take to catch up? folks who plan to travel throughout the northeast. >> it depends on the impact from the storm. we are strategically placed across the whole east coast, whether we need to make any necessary issues to get service restored as quickly as possible. >> what is the biggest issue? fallen trees? >> the wind is a big issue. we do have crews strategically placed so that we can get that remedied as soon as possible. >> what about the folks who have tickets that need to get somewhere? what is the best advice for them? >> we are po
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
the scene of an amtrak train derailment in california's central valley today. that's where the train's locomotive and two passenger cars came off the rails yesterday after colliding with a big-rig truck. officials want to know how fast the train and truck were traveling at the time of that collision. at least 20 people were injured. >> just started fishtailing and then it just ground to a real fast halt. people were screaming. >> i've seen a lady over there with a broken arm. there is about, a 3-month, 4-month-old baby, covered in whatever was in the back of the diesel truck. >> they don't have seatbelts in amtrak trains either. after the amtrak derailment, a second accident took place nearby. that one involved a freight train and a tractor-trailer. police said the truck driver suffered major injuries. >>> american airlines is back under the microscope this morning with federal investigators looking into why passengers' seats came loose during flights twice in just the past three days. both planes were boeing 757s. the faa says they recently had maintenance work with the seats
NBC
Oct 28, 2012 3:30pm PDT
major effect on travel across much of the country. amtrak has cancelled service all across the northern corridor tomorrow. there is also closures at reagan national in d.c. >> reporter: this airport is already starting to clear out. system wide we have already got 7,000 fright cancellations, today. >>> tomorrow and the next day. we have already got significant delays at philadelphia and new york, delays up to two hours and the cancellations have already begun. at washington's reagan national this this afternoon airlines are tonight pulling their planes out of harm's way, suspendsing or limiting operations until the storm passes on tuesday. 1,200 flights cancelled today with newark the most affected. more than 4,500 flights affected monday. again 7,000 nationwide. go to flight air.com. that's going to start to empty out very quickly and tomorrow this will look like open skies, back to you. >> tom costello with the transportation angle tonight for you. >>> still ahead as nbc nightly news continues, hurricane sandy, an october surprise leaving both presidential campaigns scramblin
CNBC
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. >>> from the planes to the rails, let's get an update on the trains. joining me, amtrak's media relations manager. good to have you here. how soon before we start seeing the corridor from washington, d.c. to new york city up and running again? >> well, michelle and larry, we're working on it and we have some optimism for friday, but as for tomorrow, the good news we have is service from new haven up to boston and more service from newark down to baltimore and philadelphia and washington. we're going to build on what we did today. stop with newark. we're going to add service from new haven up and working with our partners in the commuter agencies and others, we have some hope for some service in new york come friday. >> mark, principally the flooding, is that still the big deal? >> sure, it's all about the tunnels, larry. it's about getting the water pumped out of the tunnels, and it's a brackish water. there's salt water in it. we have the make sure that we get the water out. we have to make sure the systems are working. but we're pretty optoptimistic. there were people hunched
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
tractor-trailer slammed into the amtrak train yesterday and 20 passengers were hurt. most of the injuries were bumps and bruises and maybe some broken bones in there. >>> while bernie madoff serves his prison sentence, we are learning more about his fraud scheme that landed him behind bars. new york prosecutors say the fraud began as far back as the early 1970s. it is believed investors lost about $20 billion. that is all according to a rewritten indictment that brings new charges against four long-time madoff employees. >>> ten years ago today, our region was terrorized by a shooting spree. for three weeks, people did not know where the next victimmed would be shot. john allen muhammad and lee boyd malvo were found guilty. malvo told the "washington post" when he saw the reaction of a husband who lost his wife, it made him feel, quote, like scum. >>> one of the great beauties of the world, the largest coral reef system on earth. >> we are talking about the great barrier reef. it is so beautiful. but up next, major concerns about it. we'll tell you what has scientists alarmed. now, let's
CNN
Oct 21, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the amtrak website and train service between chicago and detroit still disrunted. this after several cars jumped the tracks this morning. in this video you can see the cars are leaning but lucky none of them tipped over. 12 people, by the way, were hurt, not seriously though. >>> at least 135 people were killed in syria today, including 6 children and 8 women. syria's bloody civil war is more than 18 months old. the u.n. arab league envoy met with syrian president bashar al assad today in damascus. the envoy is trying to broker a cease-fire in syria before friday. syria's president says the other countries must stop arming the rebels. >>> a terror plot called 9/11 2 was disrupted by jordan's intelligence department. a source told cnn the u.s. embassy in ahman appeared to be among the are a gets. jordan's government spokesman says 11 suspects are in custody. the name 9/11 2 suggests the plot was set for november 9th, which is the seventh anniversary of the last al qaeda attack in jordan. it's one of the largest pilgrimages in the world and it's a sight to behold. muslims are flocking
CNN
Oct 22, 2012 4:00am EDT
checked the amtrak website and train service between chicago and detroit and it is still disrupted. this after several cars jumped the tracks this morning. in this video you can see the cars, they're leaning, but luckily none of them tipped over. 12 people were hurt but none seriously. >>> that is brand new video of syrian students protesting and starting fires in the streets of damascus. at least 135 people were killed in syria today including six children and eight women. the u.n. arab league envoy met with syrian president bashar al assad today. the envoy is trying to broker a cease-fire in syria before an important muslim holiday begins friday. syrian's president says other countries must stop arming rebels. >>> protests erupted in beirut after the funeral of lebanon's assassinated intelligence chief. general wissam al hassan was killed in broad daylight in a car bombing on friday. he was a critic of syria's regime. some protesters are blaming syria for the assassination and also pointing fingers at lebanon's government which is linked to a syrian ally, hezbollah. lebanon's prime min
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
strong and old manner. you want to know a workout. when when the amtrak breaks down, i strip down to my tighty-whities and push that [ bleep ] all the way to washington. >>> the vice-presidential debate is history, setting the stage for the second debate between obama and romney and we've got a preview, plus we'll hear from candy rowley? she's moderating tuesday night's debate. how did she find that out? a little behind the scenes next. begin. tomato, obviously. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smooth, but crisp. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, woooooh! [ male announcer ] taste it and describe the indescribable. could've had a v8. you paid...wow. hmmm. let's see if walmart can help you find the same look for less. okay. see? walmart has all these leading eyewear brands and styles. rockstar! really? yeah. oh, wow! oh, black frame looks good on you. yeah? you can get a complete pair starting at just -- $38. really?! and did you know that our glasses come with a free 12-month replacement guarantee? i di
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
none seriously, the amtrak train was headed from oakland down to bakersfield. police say the driver did not yield at the crossing gates, slammed right into the train pushing at least one car off the tracks. >> how did you not see that the train was crossing the arms were down? i don't know if there's any indication of any use of alcohol or drugs. >> tracks could be cleared by about 7 a.m. until then a bus bridge is now taking passengers around that accident area. >>> a local city leader says he wouldn't be intimidated. vallejo mayor osby davis's private law firm was purposely torched over the weekend gutting the building. davis says he has had numerous windows broken out in the past by rocks. he believes someone is trying to intimidate him. he says it's not working. >> i believe the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to intimidate me. let me make it very, very clear: it has failed. >> the mayor and his family are not getting extra police protection despite the targeted attacks. >>> more testimony is planned today in the trial of murder suspect giselle esteban accused
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am PDT
vowed to vigorously defend itself. >>> big jump in ridership for amtrak. the line carried more than 31 million in the fiscal year that just ended the most in amtrak's 41 year history, 50% increase over 2000. ticket revenue jumped to two billion dollars, 7% increase over the year before. republicans in congress are trying hard to end federal subsidies to amtrak they call the rail service slow and inefficient and they say private industry could do better. >>> experimental drug made by eli lilly showing hope for people with early stage alzheimer's. initial research finds the drug helps slow memory loss and cognitive decline by 30%. concern about the long term benefit of the drug. researchers say it may not be enough to win approval from the fda. they say it shows they are the on the right track in finding treatments to clear the sticky deposits that clog brains. >>> overall u.s. economy may be weak but where the beer index is concerned, we are still the super power. the beer index is the amount of time you have to spend on-the-job to afford a brew. swiss bank surveyed hourly wages and
CSPAN
Oct 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
biden on a car, too. the amtrak quiet car. [laughter] all kidding aside, one way both got us a ride are makig t -- both are making this a historic election is to have a roman catholic on both sides of the ballot. that is worth applauding. [applause] ladies and gentlemen, we get to hear from a man. i am pleased to present the 2012 republican nominee for president, governor mitt romney. [applause] >> thank you. thank you so much. your eminence, cardinal, mr. president, governor, mayor bloomberg, senator, al and ann smith, thank you for your invitation and your warm welcome. i appreciate your friendship very much. thank you. [applause] al, you are right. a campaign can require a lot of wardrobe changes. cuisines in the morning, suits for a lunch fund raiser, a sport coat for dinner. it is nice to finally relax and wear what we wear around the house. [applause] i am glad to join in this tradition. i am pleased the president is here. we were chatting this evening. it was like tuesday night never happened. i was hoping the president would bring joe biden along this evening because he will
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